Business brief: Boswell new hospitalist

October 10, 2013 10:00:26 AM

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Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle welcomes new hospitalist, John Boswell, MD. 

 

Dr. Boswell earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry and biology from The University of Alabama in Birmingham, Ala., and his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, Ala. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile. 

 

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Association of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Boswell is a member of the American Association of Hospital Medicine, American College of Physicians, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama and the Marion County Medical Society. 

 

Originally from Montgomery, Ala., Dr. Boswell comes to Columbus from Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Ala. where he was a hospitalist and served as director of the hospitalist program. He was also a sleep medicine specialist and Wound Care specialist, panel physician, in Winfield. 

 

A hospitalist is a medical practitioner whose primary focus is care of patients while they are in the hospital. In most situations, hospitalists do not have an office practice. Most hospitalists are trained in general internal medicine, meaning they are trained to diagnose and treat disease in adults.